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Culture Club Shoe Drive

Culture Club Shoe Drive
The Culture Club is hosting a shoe drive for the month of March.
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What will Mortgage Rates do in 2018?

What will Mortgage Rates do in 2018?
Mortgage rates are expected to continue to climb in 2018, so it might be worth shopping for a mortgage. With the markets likely to continue heating up, with help from a newly minted tax reform, and bonds are positioned to continue losing ground. These leading indicators portend to higher mortgage rates. Housing and finance analysts seem to concur with the upward trend for mortgage rates in 2018.
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#13 on Crain’s Fast 50 List

#13 on Crain’s Fast 50 List
This week, Crain’s Chicago Business named Midwest Equity Mortgage, LLC the 13th fastest-growing company in Chicago. The mortgage lender was featured in Crain’s 2016 “Fast 50” list, which recognizes Chicago-based companies that experience remarkable revenue growth. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, Midwest Equity Mortgage, LLC achieved a 1,201.9% growth over the last five years.
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How low will they go? Low mortgage rates increase refinance applications.

How low will they go? Low mortgage rates increase refinance applications.
It’s no secret the housing market has been steadily improving over the last few years. Property inventory is low and even though mortgage rates are still very low, many people aren’t ready to make the investment in a new home – or they simply can’t find one they like. That could be why the majority of mortgage applications are actually refinance applications. People are still taking advantage of the favorable rate market for homeowners, but without taking on additional or new debt.
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Mortgages in the Movies: More Fiction Than Fact

Mortgages in the Movies: More Fiction Than Fact
Two critically acclaimed movies of the last year focused on something we’re very familiar with: mortgages. The most popular one, “The Big Short”, was even nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, amongst several other accolades. “99 Homes,” starring Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield, was also celebrated for its intensity and drama. Both focused on the housing market and the ways some people took advantage of a complex, difficult and high-stakes system.
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Supporting the Pat Tillman Foundation at Pat’s Run in Tempe

Supporting the Pat Tillman Foundation at Pat’s Run in Tempe
We had an amazing time this past weekend at the 12th annual Pat’s Run in Tempe, AZ. Back in December, we partnered with the Pat Tillman Foundation, an outstanding organization investing in military veterans and their spouses. Their mission is to build a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others.
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